Topic: The University
After four decades of helping students achieve, Apprey to retire
Dean Maurice Apprey leaves a legacy at the Office of African American Affairs and the medical school.
UVA drops mandates for vaccines, indoor masking
The masking change starts March 21 and covers office buildings, recreational facilities and venues.
BOV raises tuition for next two years
After years of no or low hikes, the board plays catch-up.
Speaking of innovation, UVA has big plans for Northern Virginia
UVA envisions a “Grounds Away From Grounds.”
Magill leaves to lead Penn, Baucom rises to UVA No. 2
Virginia’s new AG then adds some Mad Hall turnover of his own
Undergraduate applications break records for a second consecutive year
UVA’s decision to remain test optional is likely one reason for the continued growth.
From President Ryan: UVA Cancer Center Earns Recognition as It Rises to the Call
It is one of just 52 cancer centers in the nation to earn Comprehensive Cancer Center Designation.
Masked and vaxed, UVA opens for fall
With some restrictions in place, students return to Grounds.
September 4, 2021
The head of enrollment talks about what UVA looks for in applicants, including when they’re children of alumni.
The Class of 2025 in Their Own Words
Excerpts from admission essays for incoming first-years
From President Ryan: Bridging Distances on Grounds
The Emmet-Ivy Corridor, a parcel of land larger than the Lawn, will bridge Central and North Grounds and the Athletic Precinct, and become the University’s new geographic center.
The Newest ’Hoos: Who They Are and How They Got Here
How admissions officers built the Class of 2025—by the numbers, by the essays and by the seat of their pants.
Dean of Students Allen Groves leaves legacy of enthusiasm, compassion
After touching the lives of tens of thousands of students over more than a decade, Groves left in June for a new adventure.
Dean Pianta steps down from School of Education
Robert Pianta has led the school for 14 years and will go on sabbatical at the end of the year.
August 2, 2021
New Faces at the Helm
With plans to extend UVA’s reach beyond Grounds, new deans are leading three UVA schools.
UVA Takes Down a Statue, Takes Up Free Speech
A series of Board-approved actions seeks to reclaim the historic landscape and the higher ground on civil discourse.
From President Ryan: Unsung heroes in an unprecedented year
President Ryan applauds the efforts of people in the UVA community who have contributed good things in a tough year.
BOV freezes base undergrad tuition, with some other increases
Despite pandemic-related financial losses for the University, tuition will not rise for the next academic year.
Classes of 2020, 2021 to walk the Lawn in May
Final Exercises return to the Lawn—with some caveats.
UVA taps new VP Student Affairs
Hadley, a Tar Heel and Rhodes Scholar, leaves Wash U. to succeed Lampkin.
Two commissions take on a complicated landscape
UVA appoints a new group to reassess names and memorials on Grounds and another to reaffirm free speech principles.
The rise and fall of a J-School at UVA
Amid the fervor of the Great War, UVA rid itself of a journalism school, and the pacifist it rode in on.
From President Ryan: Starting the dialogue
President James E. Ryan introduces a new series, Democracy Dialogues.
Undergraduate application rates hit records
A few factors likely contributed to surging rates across all schools and from students of diverse backgrounds.